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4 04, 2017

Pesach 2017 in Tel Aviv

2018-07-19T16:13:32+00:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Art/Culture|0 Comments

Another year passes and so we've reached Passover once again. Pesach 2017 in Tel Aviv will be the usual rush of covering up the chametz items in the supermarkets or local grocery stores. Some cafes & restaurants will ensure that bread, pastries & cookies are kosher for the holiday without a leavening agent [...]

10 03, 2017

Purim 2017 in Tel Aviv

2018-02-27T19:37:36+00:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: Art/Culture|0 Comments

Of course, on this Purim 2017 in Tel Aviv,  the major issue will be what to wear (sounds familiar?) Which costume will be most popular with the kids? Princesses or panthers, Hercules or superheroes? It's all about dress up, face paint, wild wigs and false features!   Aside from the festive fun, why do [...]

21 02, 2017

Food Market-Rothschild/Allenby

2017-04-05T12:00:29+00:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Food/Drink|0 Comments

We have a new indoor Food Market on Rothschild/ Allenby. Tel Aviv locals think a great deal about food, talk continuously about food and eat a great deal. It would seem that the addition of another fast food market can only be a good thing. The location of this Tel Aviv Market, or [...]

30 01, 2017

Sarona Complex in Tel Aviv

2017-04-05T12:00:29+00:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: Art/Culture|4 Comments

Did you know that the sweet Sarona Complex in Tel Aviv was constructed on the neglected remains of it's original Templar Colony? The Templars held the belief that spiritualism was not only personal but communal. To this end, their target was to establish settlements in the Holy Land, initially in commerce and tourism. In [...]

12 01, 2017

Bialik Street in Tel Aviv

2017-04-05T12:00:29+00:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: Art/Culture|Tags: , |0 Comments

Bialik Street in Tel Aviv is one of the most beautiful streets in the city. Situated off the highly used Allenby Street, it is in complete contrast to this bustling main road. Just a few steps into infamous Bialik Street and you are transported back to an era of elegance.Well, at least [...]

20 12, 2016

Hanukkah 2016 in Tel Aviv

2018-07-19T15:49:26+00:00December 20th, 2016|Categories: Art/Culture|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It's definitely Hanukkah 2016 in Tel Aviv!  As I leisurely stroll through the city, there is a mountain of Hanukkah paraphernalia. Tel Aviv famous for its delightful bakeries has outdone itself this year! I hardly know which flavor donut or sufganiyah as known locally, to select. Failing to make a key decision [...]

9 10, 2016

Yom Kippur-Day of Atonement

2018-07-19T15:50:26+00:00October 9th, 2016|Categories: Art/Culture|Tags: |0 Comments

What is Yom Kippur-Day of Atonement? For those of you who are unfamiliar, here is a quick blast from the past. A lesson in the history of what is the Holiest day in the Hebrew calendar.  Yom Kippur-Day of Atonement memorializes the day when G-D forgave the Jewish people for the sin [...]